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Get an overview of this hotelCharming 1950s Key West getaway, with pool

In Hemingway's hometown

The white-sand beach of Ibis Bay Beach Resort is a 5-minute drive from downtown Key West. Both the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum and Southernmost Point are 17 minutes away by bike, and Sunset Pier on Duval Street is a 10-minute cab ride. Key West International Airport is 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away.

Jet-skis and free WiFi

Guests can enjoy a poolside drink while swaying in a hammock. More energetic options include renting a bike, a jet-ski, a stand-up paddleboard, or a clear-bottom kayak. There’s free WiFi in public areas, and locally caught shrimp and stone crabs to be relished at The Stoned Crab next to the water.

Vintage vibe, modern TVs

Built in the 1950s, the resort oozes period charm, without stinting on mod cons. Guestrooms feature Cuban artwork, flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, and hammocks. The hotel lends guests colorful sarongs to relax in, and some rooms have a private beach deck or garden.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The resort offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Art Deco resort also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Parking is available onsite for free. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge). Other amenities include a complimentary area shuttle, concierge service desk, and luggage storage.

Guests looking for activities have access to the hotel's kayaks, paddle boards, private charters, jet skis and more.

A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2012.

Ibis Bay Beach Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 75 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Children's club 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Year Built 1954 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Television 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is available each morning.

The Stoned Crab - This poolside restaurant specializes in seafood. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served. A children's menu is available.

Entertainment

Dive-In Movies show every Thursday night at sundown, with free admission and free popcorn. When you add in The Stoned Crab’s full bar right next to the pool, it’s clear this is one Key West attraction that is beyond compare.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Cleaning deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 9.95 per person, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach towels
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Faxes
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ibis Bay
  • Ibis Bay Beach
  • Ibis Bay Beach Key West
  • Ibis Bay Beach Resort
  • Ibis Bay Beach Resort Key West
  • Ibis Bay Resort
  • Ibis Beach Bay Resort
  • Ibis Beach Resort
  • Ibis Resort
  • Ibis Bay Waterfront Hotel Key West

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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